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Facebook popped up a memory on my feed yesterday of my daughter 5 years ago, and I almost started crying (yes, I know, I'm a sap so daily tears are not unheard of). It was like looking at a different person. Her cheeks puffed out and...

I'm going to start a monthly installment of: "HOW DID YOU GET THAT SHOT?" This post is for all you moms out there interested in playing around with your digital camera. I love working with moms (and dads) to help them take better photos. In fact,...

What's the fastest way to get out of a rut? When you feel stuck and the creative juices just aren't flowing? Get a personal project! A personal project can be anything from learning to play guitar to knitting your first scarf. The important thing is to start...

When I was pregnant, I felt anything but cute. I really wish that I had known Wendy then. Wendy is a Seattle Personal Shopper and Wardrobe Stylist who works with woman who feel frumpy or outdated. She is also expecting her first baby girl! I put her...

I think Photoshop gets a bad rap. Sure, it can be used for evil purposes such as perpetuating the unrealistic standards the beauty industry uses - but, much like the force, in the right hands, Photoshop creates pure magic. Take this image I took last Saturday...

Mothers Day has always held a special place in my heart. It was my daughter's original due date (but she was stubborn and late - story of her life). Motherhood is an experience that cannot be summed up in a few sentences but it is so...

Dear Moms, I see you. I see the way you look at your little baby girl with such love in your eyes. You can’t believe that you could love any person this much. I see the mess on the floor. The dirty dishes in the sink. The guilt...

I have photographed beautiful weddings filled with love and joy; hilarious events that support causes to make the world a better place. I have worked with countless families to capture a stunning shot that they can proudly display on their wall, however, absolutely nothing compares...

A couple of times a year, my family and I drive down to Northern California to visit my husband's family. It is a grueling 12 hour drive each way and we always opt to do the whole thing in one fell swoop - yes we...

Every time I take my camera with me to the snow, I remember just how much I LOVE SHOOTING IN THE SNOW!!! The lighting conditions are perfect: overcast sky (check), soft light (check), built in white reflector of soft light all over the entire ground...

Out of everything in the world, the thing that scares in the most is the childhood cancer. So, when my friend, Emily asked me to photograph an event to raise money for childhood cancer research, I jumped at the opportunity. Apparently, these St. Baldrick's events...

My most commonly asked question isn't, "what is the best time of day to shoot." Or even, "What should I wear?" By far, the question I get asked the most is, "What equipment and gear should I buy to be able to take photos like...

At the risk of “outing” one of my very favorite places to shoot near Seattle, I'm going to let you all in on a secret. Kubota Gardens is absolutely stunning – especially this time of year – and NO ONE is ever there. A...

I've got it bad - babies on the brain! Photo sessions with adorable little children like baby Jensen are not helping. Every one of his expressions was precious - and he had SO much expression for such a little kid. The way that Brian and...

Diane and her family are absolutely wonderful. They are the kind of family that you can tell loves each other and genuinely has fun together. Our shoot took place on a Sunday afternoon that started out nice but quickly turned into a rainy hailstorm. I...

We live in a sensationalized culture. The news is full of horrific and heart-warming stories. Billboards and commercials are designed to illicit emotional reactions, and someone always has a story about someone they know who suffered some tragedy or incredible triumph. I won't say that I...